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Idealog—in the ideas business




No Kyoto, no worries?

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Wedded to an unrealistic view of the world, where climate change is just another policy setting that can be fiddled to the advantage of supporters or to suit ideology. More …


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Events

Eco-fashion on show this week

New Zealand's first ethical fashion show will take to the catwalk at the Sustainable City Showcase this Friday. Bringing a youthful funk to the stage, emerging new designers from NZ Fashion Tech will demonstrate how clothes destined for landfill ... More …


Least developed countries appeal to Obama

Pa Ousman Jarju, chair of the Least Developed Countries group at the UN climate change negotiations, has written an open letter to the newly re-elected US President Barack Obama. It's published in full by the Guardian. More …


The Climate Show #30: Obama, Sandy and the rabbit

It's another news special on this week’s Climate Show. With Barack Obama winning “four more years“, and the biggest Atlantic storm ever seen slamming into New Jersey, New York, and most of the northeastern US, Glenn and Gareth ... More …





PlanetGoodness: Commerce with a conscience?

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A group of marketers and a former TradeMe exec have joined forces to launch PlanetGoodness.com – a website where shoppers can buy green/ethical (or 'planet positive') products and support Kiwi charities at the same time. More …



Green office guidelines in the pipeline

Government-backed ecolabelling organisation Environmental Choice is finalising a specification to allow complying offices to display a badge proving they operate in a sustainable way. More …


World-first solar power project lights up Tokelau

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The energy crisis in Tokelau is over. This week the island was freed of its dependency on fossil fuels as Mount Maunganui company PowerSmart completed a world-first solar renewable energy project, officially making Tokelau 100 percent solar powered. More …